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Training Officer Job in Kenya

A leading regional bank listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange with a focus on SME sector and 69 branches countrywide, is looking to fill the role of Training Officer

This role will report directly to the Head, Branches & Alternate Channels
Job Purpose/Summary
The Training Officer handles the learning and professional development of the organisation's workforce. 

The jobholder will help with the long-term improvement of employees' skills, enabling them to fulfil their potential within their organisation
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key decision makers at the top of the business, business unit, or function.
  • Identifying training and development needs within the organisation through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with business managers and human resources departments
  • Designing and expanding training and development programmes based on both the organisation's and the individual's needs
  • Considering the costs of planned programmes and keeping within budgets as assessing the return on investment of any training or development programme is becoming increasingly important
  • Produce training programmes that are satisfactory to all relevant parties in an organisation, such as line managers and senior managers at board level
  • Proactively engage in strategic business planning where there is HR impact in order to ensure successful implementation of Learning & Development programs and processes.
  • Contribute to the development of the change management strategy within the business to support the implementation of Learning & Development of programs and initiatives.
  • Supervise the complex quantitative and qualitative analyses of financial and workforce data related to Learning & Development
  • Evaluating training and development programmes that fit both individual and departmental needs
  • Amending and revising programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment
  • Helping line managers and trainers solve specific training problems, either on a one-to-one basis or in groups
  • Having an understanding of e-learning techniques, and where relevant, being involved in the creation and delivery of e-learning packages
  • Researching new technologies and methodologies in workplace learning and presenting this research.
  • Identifies the need for new or improved Learning and Development processes and drives the development and implementation of those processes.
  • Designing and conducting inductions for newly employed staff
  • Monitoring, evaluating, planning and capitalization of training budgets and programs
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in Human Resources Management, Adult Education and/or related field.
  • At least 2 years progressive experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of trainings.
  • Minimum of 4-5years’ experience in a busy HR work environment on a similar capacity
  • Proven experience in creating Training manuals, conducting training and facilitation
  • Conversant with the Kenyan’s labour laws
  • Experience in producing graphic materials and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Be computer literate with working knowledge of HR Information System, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint all at intermediate Level
Personal Attribute
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent reporting and administrative skills
  • Strong organizing and planning skills
  • Good communicator with excellent listening, interpersonal and interactive skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to maintain information confidential
  • Proven experience in the management of induction processes and trainings
  • Excellent oral and written verbal communication skills; fluent written and spoken English.
  • Strong independent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 1st May 2013. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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